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Old Mission Tavern

17015 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-9392
+1 231-223-7280
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17015 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-9392
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped here after our trip to the lighthouse because of the Trip Advisor ratings. We were told that they would not have table for 20 minutes or so so we asked if we could sit at the mostly empty bar. The host took us...More

Thank aregier
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Great cheddar broccoli soup and tuna sandwich. My husband had the turkey wrap, which was also very good. Cozy and charming restaurant.

Thank Telma D
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Five of us ate dinner here while staying on the peninsula for a weekend getaway. We all loved this restaurant. The service was great. We had to wait about 10 minutes to be seated and it was nice to be able to look at the...More

Thank Audryl9
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Had another great meal here. The rack of lamb $31 was well worth the price. Escargot appetizer was tasty. Best place to eat on Old Mission

Thank limeyguy
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We were looking for a place to have a nice dinner during our weekend trip to Traverse City. We came upon the Old Mission Tavern on the Old Mission Peninsula. It was exactly what we were looking for, fine dinning with a casual atmosphere. The...More

Thank sbaker19822016
Reviewed 8 October 2017

How fortunate to find this treat! Tearing up the Mission Point Peninsula and then in the search for food...SCORE! There on a Saturday night, busy, but they got the two of us right in. Kinda rustic, been there a long time, but some of the...More

Thank decoratingplus
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We are very fortunate to live in the Traverse City, Michigan area. We are surrounded by beautiful scenery and amazing places to eat.Recently we had out of state guests and wanted to take them someplace for dinner.We chose Old Mission Tavern and what a lovely...More

Thank Arrowheadaway
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Don't let the word 'tavern' dissuade you from this lovely establishment. Not only is it a great meal but also an art gallery of artists in the area. Nothing tavern about it. The service was perfect. The food was delicious and plentiful. A great wine...More

Thank Christine W
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We came to the Old Mission Tavern based on a recommendation about the food. We were glad we did. I had some great lamb chops in a Mediterranean style; my husband had giant scallops. They were perfectly prepared with a nice sear on the outside...More

Thank dawnbeth2
Reviewed 19 September 2017

I was in charge of a group of friends (28) for a golf outing. The Old Mission Tavern and Galleria had been recommended by friends of a friend, and was absolutely delightful. Our criteria for dinners was that we needed to order off the menu...More

Thank Susan B
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jan h
20 October 2016|
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Response from cafc52 | Reviewed this property |
No. I saw everything. Pretty casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 7:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17015 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686-9392
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-223-7280
231-223-7280 On Old MIssion Peninsula
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